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Kenya Silver Needle White Tea from What-Cha. . . .

Time and time again I have shared my preference against white teas, specifically bai mu dan and shou mei teas. I don’t like the floral notes nor the soapy quality they can often have. If I am going to have a white tea, I tend to reach for either a White Rhino because it tends to be more robust like a black tea, or a Silver Needle. I also have now tried a few What-Cha teas and been pleased with all of them.That is why when I came across this What-Cha Kenya Silver Needle White Tea, I had to give Read More

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Pineapple Angel Food Cake White Tea from 52Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy: 52Teas Tea Description: All Organic ingredients:  White Peony, Pineapple Pieces, Vanilla Bean and Natural Flavors  This particular blend is sold out. Learn what white teas are available here. Taster’s Review: Sipdown! Gotta love a sipdown. Sipdowns make me happy and sad. Happy that I’ve enjoyed a tea to the point that I’ve finished it. Sad because if that tea is from 52Teas it means that more than likely that tea is one you can’t get again. I believe I reviewed this tea on my blog CuppaGeek, but I don’t believe I did here. So Read More

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Haiku from The Jasmine Pearl

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy: The Jasmine Pearl Tea Description: A beautifully balanced blend of white tea, peach, vanilla and a hint of rose hips. Whether you prefer to drink it with or without the addition of a sweetener, Haiku has a natural light sweetness and smooth finish. Pairs well with pastries. INGREDIENTS: Chinese White Tea*, Vanilla Extract, Rose Hips, Orange Peel*, Vanilla Beans, and Natural Peach Flavor. *Organically Grown. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: It has been a rough day so I wanted something soothing. Something warm, something soothing, something that made you just want Read More

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Nepal – Aarubotay Plum Tree Gardens White Tea Organic from Simpson & Vail

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Tea Where to Buy: Simpson & Vail Tea Description: Located 6000 feet above sea level, in the misty hills of Pashupatinagar, Ilam, is this family owned Organic (EU) and ISO certified garden. The teas grown here are some of the most interesting and spectacular teas that will tempt your taste buds into new levels of enjoyment. This garden is the first one in Nepal to use the technology, machinery and expertise available from Japan. The Aarubotay tea bushes are a combination of Japanese, Chinese and clonal varieties that produce the best of Nepalese teas. Try some today Read More

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Spring Harvest Laoshan White from Verdant Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy: Verdant Tea Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I love Verdant Tea.  I don’t know of anybody who doesn’t. Their love, passion, attention to detail, and most importantly, their tea is just simply amazing. Tea that you can steep again and again and enjoy for an afternoon. I have tried several of their teas and have loved the flavors of each one. And this one is no exception! This Spring Harvest Laoshan White (which I’m not finding on their site) is a gorgeous white tea that has resounding notes of a Read More